Judge Orders Inspection Of Govt. Docs In Abbott Suit

Law360, New York (November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has said the U.S. government must allow a magistrate to inspect a number of documents it has that relate to its knowledge of Abbott Laboratories' conduct in the average wholesale drug litigation.

Judge Patti B. Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts said in an order signed Friday and filed Tuesday that the contested documents are directly relevant to the case but that it is hard to consider whether they should be handed over without actually seeing and inspecting...
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